As the only hospital in Ontario County that delivers babies, F.F. Thompson Hospital was recently recognized by Excellus Blue Cross Blue Shield with a Blue Distinction Centers+ (BDC+) for Maternity Care designation, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

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PENN YAN — Today from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the Yates County Sheriff’s Office and the Drug Enforcement Administration will give the public an opportunity to prevent pill abuse and theft by ridding their homes of potentially dangerous expired, unused, and unwanted prescription drugs.


Canandaigua resident Kenneth W. Kelly died March 9, 2014, after a five-year battle with metastatic prostate cancer. Kelly was the chief operating officer and general manager of Finger Lakes Ambulance from 1993 to 2013. He helped develop a full-time Advanced Life Support program for Finger La…

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GENEVA — The Geneva City Green Committee will sponsor its third Native Plant Sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at the Finger Lakes Welcome Center.

WATERLOO — The Waterloo Baptist Church at 2701 Route 96 is hosting an Armed Forces breakfast Saturday, beginning at 8 a.m. It is free and open to all military personnel, either active or retired, and they are welcome to bring a guest.